Penguin Books, 01.01.2008 - 412 Seiten
Required reading for fans of Tom Stoppard s The Coast of Utopia the landmark investigation into Russian history and thought
Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia s outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In addition to Tolstoy s philosophy of history, which he addresses in his most famous essay, The Hedgehog and the Fox, Berlin considers the social and political circumstances that produced such men as Herzen, Bakunin, Turgenev, Belinsky, and others of the Russian intelligentsia, who made up, as Berlin describes, the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world.
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VIII At the time of which I speak, Hegel and Hegelianism dominated the thought of
young Russia. With all the moral ardour of which they were capable, the
emancipated young men believed in the necessity oftotal immersion in his
Stankevich believed in Hegel deeply and sincerely, and preached his quietist
sermons with an eloquence which sprang from a pure and sensitive heart and an
unswerving faith which never left him. Such doubts as he had, he stilled within ...
They came from many sources: from Saint-Simon, from Holbach, from Hegel,
from Proudhon, from Feuerbach, from the Young Hegelians, from Weitling. He
would imbibe these doctrines during periods of short but intensive application,
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
In these ten essays Isiah Berlin explains the political thought and philosophy of several prominent thinkers of 19th Century Russia, while illuminating the historical context necessary for their ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
RUSSIAN THINKERSNutzerbericht - Kirkus
What should be done? To the question that hung over 19th-century Russia and dogs the world today, Isaiah Berlin would answer, stand firmly uncertain. Russian-born and Oxford-bred, Berlin has almost ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Russia and 1848
The Hedgehog and the Fox 2 4
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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